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How to ace the Financial Risk Manager (F.R.M.) exam!


FRM, as the name suggests, involves ‘managing risk’. To ‘manage’ a risk, it is very important to ‘measure’ the risk and hence, the term, Risk Measurement. So coming to the exam preparation, the method is very clear and involves three things: 1. Practice 2. Practice 3. More practice The reason for so much emphasis on practice is the fact that the number of formulas involved in the FRM curriculum is humongous. There is not a single formula that is unimportant. Every chapter, every section involves a lot of formulas. While preparing a topic, by the time you reach the end, you’ll forget the formulas you learnt at the initial part […]

Tips & Tricks to ace the GMAT


A score of 800/800 on GMAT If you ask 100 GMAT aspirants of their target score, you’ll get less than 5 students giving an answer of 800/800. Is it impossible? No! No way, is my answer! Look at the word ‘impossible’ from a different perspective. It can be made to say ‘I m possible’. A score of 800 on 800, in fact, has been achieved by GMAT aspirants previously. How did they do it? Did they study 24 hours a day? Did they have siblings who had already cleared GMAT guiding them? Did they have better coaching? While the aforesaid factors like more study hours, better guidance do affect the […]